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Scenic Drives around Three Forks

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on May 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Spring weather starts to get nicer and nicer as the pages on the calendar turn, but sometimes it’s still iffy whether your hike will take you into a snow flurry or shorts weather. Enter: the spring drive. And when you take it to the ultimate scenic level, it brings your road wandering apex of awesome. Here are some of the best scenic drives around Three Forks that’ll get you out and burning rubber and churning up the miles—in the best way possible.

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Topics: Weekend Getaway, Sightseeing, For Families, For Couples, Historic Montana, Missouri Headwaters

Planning Your Stay: Day Trip to Virginia City

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on May 9, 2019 8:00:00 AM

As the county seat of Madison County, Montana, Virginia City keeps the history of the Victorian Era alive. After booming in the late 1800s with the advent of a gold rush, the town practically froze in time once the gold ran out. Today, it’s vibrant display of living history with a thriving community of reenactors and local historians. Roam the town, check out the shops, and still make it back to Three Forks in time for a nightcap before bed. Here’s what you should add to the agenda when you take a day trip to Virginia City.

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Topics: Weekend Getaway, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, Art and Culture, For Families, Historic Montana, Best Kept Secret

5 Spots to Fly Fish around Three Forks

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on May 2, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to fly fishing in the Headwaters region, your choices are as big as that expansive sky we’re so famous for. Be sure to bring your fly rod along to get out on the river when you visit Three Forks. Here are some of the top places to hit.

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Topics: Insider, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Summer Activities, Fishing, For Families

Why Missouri Headwaters State Park Is a Can't-Miss Attraction

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Apr 25, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Missouri Headwaters State Park flies under the radar as far as Montana parks go, but if you give it the chance, it’ll blow you away. Just a short jaunt from Three Forks (as in, five miles away by car or bike), it’s about as easy to get to as you can get. Here are a few of the top reasons to check it out.

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Topics: Hiking, Biking, Sightseeing, Fishing, For Families, Missouri Headwaters, Best Kept Secret, Horseback Riding, Fossils, Birding

4 Things To Look Forward To As The Snow Melts Around Three Forks

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Apr 4, 2019 8:00:00 AM

When the calendar says winter is over, it’s time to start dreaming of summer’s warmth and fun—even if the weather isn’t quite there yet. As the snow melt starts and the ground begins to thaw, here’s what you should be getting excited for in Three Forks.

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Summer Activities, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

How To Make The Best Winter Nights In Three Forks

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Mar 14, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Long winter nights don’t need to make you feel cabin-feverish in Three Forks. There’s plenty to do all day and well into the evening when it comes to beating winter blues. Start out early and end it late when you get things going at the Sacajawea.

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Nightlife, Winter Activities, Swim and Soak, Spa and Salons, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

A Complete Guide To Discovering Yellowstone In The Winter

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Feb 28, 2019 8:00:00 AM

Winter in Yellowstone isn’t a season you want to miss. With the benefit of fewer crowds, a more savage landscape, and a snow-fueled paradise for wildlife, it tops just about every other season for exploring the nation’s first national park. Here’s your ultimate guide to exploring Yellowstone under winter’s hush.

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Yellowstone, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Winter Activities, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

Where To Find The Best Winter Scenery In The Headwaters

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Feb 1, 2019 8:30:00 AM

When winter comes knocking, you want to find the ultimate in stunning scenery to complement the fluffy white blanket of chill. While the Headwaters region may get less snowfall than the other side of the valley, you can still find plenty of winter wonderland to satisfy your inner Jack Frost. Head out to find these top spots for some winter scenery.

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Topics: Insider, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

Yellowstone National Park In The Winter

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Jan 24, 2019 8:45:00 AM

The crown jewel in the National Park System only shines brighter in winter. A trip to Yellowstone while it rests under a frosty blanket makes experiencing geysers and thermal features even more exciting. Don’t let the cold scare you off—with all that geothermal activity bubbling up, there are plenty of hot springs to hit up along the way that will keep you toasty warm. Multiple entrances accessible from Three Forks mean you can take your pick of the park, even when it’s not as simple as just hopping in the car to drive to Old Faithful. So embrace the journey, and get exploring!  

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Topics: Insider, Yellowstone, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Winter Activities, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

Headwaters Family-Friendly Winter Itinerary

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Jan 17, 2019 8:15:00 AM

Family time just got even better, with a cozy winter retreat to Three Forks on the docket. You’ll find plenty to do when the name of the game is relaxing together, so follow this winter itinerary designed to get to the heart of the Headwaters region.

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Winter Activities, Headwaters Insider, For Families, Holidays

Where To Get The Best Winter Drinks In Three Forks

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Dec 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM

When it comes to staying warm this winter in the Headwaters, we have it covered. It’s rare to find so many establishments that people admit to driving hours just to indulge in (we’re raising a glass at you, Willow Creek Cafe and Frontier Bar). For such a small Montana town, Three Forks pulls out the stops when it comes to sipping a beer or cocktail when the nights get longer and longer in the depths of winter. These spots will give you the shot of summer that you’re looking for. So go grab a drink, and raise a glass to Jack Frost.  

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Topics: Nightlife, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples, Dining and Drinks

Winter Events Around Three Forks To Plan For

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Nov 29, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Small-town Montana ups the ante when it comes to winter fun. In and around Three Forks, you’ll find the charm all through winter and beyond, with these seasonal events that make snowy weather even better.

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Topics: Insider, Events, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Winter Activities, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples, Holidays

How to Plan For An Unforgettable Winter Vacation To The Headwaters

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Nov 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Winter in Southwest Montana’s Headwaters region makes the rest of the state jealous. Ringed by mountains, snow-blanketed river valleys and cultural intrigue, the region draws you in for a riot of cold-weather fun. Follow these guidelines for a winter getaway to remember in Three Forks, Montana.

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Winter Activities, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

Fall Activities In The Headwaters

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Nov 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Change is in the air, and fall in the Headwaters region is the perfect time to relax, unwind and relish some activities you can only enjoy in autumn. Southwest Montana is all awash with fall colors and alpenglow sunsets, and a break from summer crowds means you have all this bite of Big Sky to yourself to enjoy. So saddle up, and set out to test some of these unforgettable tastes of fall fun.

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Topics: Insider, Events, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Swim and Soak, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

Festive Fall Mazes Less Than Three Hours From Three Forks, Montana

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Nov 8, 2018 8:15:00 AM

The benefit of staying in Three Forks is being at the hub for easy access to everything Montana has to offer. Fall is prime time to take advantage of that—as days get crisp and leaves get crunchy, it offers the perfect opportunity to explore. The agricultural emphasis under the Big Sky takes an autumnal twist, with hay and corn mazes close at hand. Hop in the car for a quick drive to wind your way through classic fall flavor, and enjoy a little maze time.

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Topics: Insider, Events, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

Day Tripping To Ennis, Montana

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Oct 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Ennis, Montana, makes for a convenient stop on the way to just about any place you could want to check out in southwest Montana. Self-proclaimed as “an hour from anywhere,” Ennis is just a quick jaunt from Norris, Virginia City, Yellowstone and Three Forks. This is the place to slow down for a minute and get immersed.

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Swim and Soak, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples, Shopping, Dining and Drinks

Why You Should Visit The Headwaters In Fall

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Oct 11, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Autumn in the Headwaters region makes the perfect time to visit. Between the satisfying chill in the air, the crisp leaves underfoot, and the sips and nibbles you just have to sample—plus a few fun surprises—you’ll fall even more in love with fall in Three Forks, Montana.

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples, Dining and Drinks, Health and Fitness

Taking To The Water: Floating And Canoeing Around The Missouri Headwaters

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Sep 6, 2018 6:00:00 AM

When summer comes to the Missouri Headwaters region of Montana, that means floating season is here. You can’t go wrong with a little river time, especially when the lazy waters of the Jefferson, Gallatin and Madison come together at the confluence of the Missouri River in the heart of Three Forks to give you plenty of floating and boating options. 

Floating is a part of Montana culture in and of itself, and any culture involving warm water and cold microbrews over the course of a long summer afternoon deserves to be explored! Here’s everything you need to know for a day of floating fun. 

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Summer Activities, Swim and Soak, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

An Itinerary For The 20-Hour Getaway To The Sacajawea Hotel

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Aug 28, 2018 5:30:00 AM

All you really need to feel refreshed is just one night away to unwind. Relish the relaxation from a stay at the historic Sacajawea Hotel in Three Forks, Montana, and get away from it all without having to go far. Grab this 20-hour itinerary and get cracking—it’s time for a retreat to remember. 

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Topics: Insider, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

Uncovering The Lewis & Clark Caverns: Exploring Beneath The Earth

Posted by Sacajawea Hotel on Aug 21, 2018 6:30:00 AM

 

Untold mysteries and wonders lie under the mountain at Lewis & Clark Caverns State Park, and opportunities to explore are just steps away, letting you get underground to help beat the summer heat with natural air conditioning. At the park, you’ll find a cafe and two gift shops, two visitor centers, plus more than ten miles of hiking and mountain biking trails to explore. And of course, the park’s namesake is not to be missed. The good news is that this cave has a tour for everyone.  

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Topics: Insider, History, Activities, Montana Vacation, Weekend Getaway, Summer Activities, Sightseeing, Headwaters Insider, For Families, For Couples

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Our blog offers a variety of helpful information to inspire your stay at the Sacajawea Hotel. Come for relaxation or take the opportunity to explore an area filled with indoor and outdoor activities, historical adventures, exciting events and much more. Whether you are looking for a luxurious getaway or a little excitement, we're here to help make your trip an unforgettable experience.

 

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